Zinc zone discovered.Explorers Alliance Corp. has announced the discovery of a new zinc zinc, metallic chemical element; symbol Zn; at. no. 30; at. wt. 65.38; m.p. 419.58°C;; b.p. 907°C;; sp. gr. 7.133 at 25°C;; valence +2. Zinc is a lustrous bluish-white metal. It is found in Group 12 of the periodic table. zone near the former Genex Mine near Timmins.
Following the new polymetallic discovery about 18 kiometres northwest of downtown Timmins, the company has begun a detailed evaluation of the area. The property is part of a larger group of properties subject to a 50-50 option and joint-venture agreement between Explorers and Falconbridge Ltd.
Explorers Alliance is compiling com·pile
tr.v. com·piled, com·pil·ing, com·piles
1. To gather into a single book.
2. To put together or compose from materials gathered from several sources: previous data and planning surface mapping, sampling and diamond drilling Diamond Drilling is a highly specialized industry used for mineral exploration around the world. Most commonly using wireline and core bits with diamond encrusted matrix. To drill holes to max depths of twelve thousand feet, for the recovery of core used in verifying mineral . Officials say the discovery of a new zinc zone may represent significant value. The new zone may be continuous to the Aconda Lake zone 200 metres along an area where trench trench: see ocean. samples returned values up to six per cent copper and 2.5 per cent zinc.